Does mankind’s destiny lie in the stars? Artist Carrie Mae Rose thinks so. Her show, “ Light As a Feather ” at New York City’s Eyebeam Gallery, exhibited Carrie Mae’s fashion concepts for space-dwelling humans of the future
“What would the first pedal cycle have looked like if its 19th-century pioneers had enjoyed access to today’s advanced materials?” That’s the question German chemical and plastics company BASF seeks to answer with the Concept 1865 bicycle, which updates a 19th century penny-farthing bicycle design with a near full-plastic build and an electric motor. ..
By: The GROWit Staff As we all know, 3D printing is excellent for light-weight, durable and complex parts – ideal for aerospace parts. Recently, NASA has further proved this theory by ground-launching a test rocket that was printed with the Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) process.
Sure, flat-pack furniture is inexpensive and easy to transport, but when you open the box the first question almost everyone asks is, “Wouldn’t it be great if it would assemble itself?” You could get a robot to help, but engineers at the Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory are working on ways to get objects to assemble themselves …
Two recent articles (here and here) have outlined what may be one of the most interesting developments in 3D printing. Craig Venter, a noted geneticist sat down at the Wired Health Conference and discussed how 3D printing is making an impact in the world of virology
On Thursday, myself and three of my MakerBot colleagues Michael Curry , Tony Sherwood and Dave Neff , headed to the great midwestern metropolis that is Kansas City, Missouri, to prep for Maker Faire: Kansas City this Saturday. Sticking to (what we were told to be) strict KC greeting traditions, we hosted a huge Oklahoma Joe’s MakerBot BBQ+Hackathon at Hammerspace last night, joined by a gathering of KC Fabricators MUG and other CCCKC & Hammerspace regulars, all itching for a chance to see a small herd of The MakerBot Replicators in action